Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Thank you goboldwithbutter.com for this AMAZING recipe.

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Spicy, cheesy, and perfectly poppable, Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are the ultimate appetizer to serve for the big game. I mix 99% fat-free ground chicken with a blend of homemade Ranch seasoning, stuffed with salty Feta cheese, then coated in spicy, buttery, buffalo wing sauce. Serve with toothpicks to enjoy all the flavor of a buffalo wing without the muss & fuss.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
By Kristin
Makes 16 meatballs

Ingredients:

1/4 small red onion, minced
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 egg white
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound 99% fat-free ground chicken breast
4 ounces block Feta cheese, cut into 24 ½-inch cubes (will have 6 leftover cubes)
4 tablespoons butter
1 cup buffalo wing sauce

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400°F. Add red onion, garlic, egg white, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs and seasonings to a large bowl then stir with a fork to combine. Add ground chicken then mix until combined – do not overmix or meatballs will be tough. Divide chicken mixture into quarters, then each quarter into 4 balls. Press a cube of Feta into the center of each ball then close mixture around cheese to seal. Place meatballs onto a buttered cooling rack set on top of a baking sheet, then bake for 20 minutes.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat then add buffalo wing sauce and stir to combine. Add cooked meatballs to skillet then use a spoon to coat in sauce. Place a lid on top and turn heat to low to keep warm.

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